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paganadjective

uk   us   /ˈpeɪ.ɡən/
belonging to a religion that worships many gods, especially one which existed before the main world religions: a pagan religion The Easter egg has both pagan and Christian origins. relating to religious beliefs that do not belong to any of the main religions of the world: a pagan festival

pagannoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈpeɪ.ɡən/
a person who has pagan beliefs humorous a person who has no religious beliefs
paganism
noun [U] uk   us   /-ɪ.zəm/
Translations of “pagan”
in Vietnamese ngoại giáo…
in Spanish pagano…
in Thai เกี่ยวกับคนนอกศาสนา…
in Malaysian jahiliah, pagan…
in French païen…
in German heidnisch…
in Chinese (Traditional) 異教的, 異教的,非正統的…
in Indonesian menyembah berhala…
in Russian языческий…
in Turkish putperest…
in Chinese (Simplified) 异教派的, 异教的,非正统的…
in Polish pogański…
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